9781573318839

The Year in Ecology and Conservation Biology

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    9781573318839

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    1573318833

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-06-24
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Summary

As in past installments of “The Year in Ecology and Conservation Biology” series, this year’s volume contains a diverse collection of timely reviews in conservation biology and scientific, policy, and management implications, including reviews in the following areas: The Marine Mammal Protection Act at 40: Status, recovery, and future of U.S. marine mammals; translocation of imperiled species under changing climates; ecology and conservation of ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) in a changing world; risks to biodiversity from hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in the Marcellus and Utica Shales; species-area relationships and extinction forecasts; and Bounded Ranges of Variation as a framework for future conservation and fire management.

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Table of Contents

Risks to biodiversity from hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in the Marcellus and Utica Shales 1
Erik Kiviat

Translocation of imperiled species under changing climates 15
Mark W. Schwartz and Tara G. Martin

The Marine Mammal Protection Act at 40: status, recovery, and future of U.S. marine mammals 29
Joe Roman, Irit Altman, Meagan M. Dunphy-Daly, Caitlin Campbell, Michael Jasny, and Andrew J. Read

Species-area Relationships and extinction forecasts 50
John M. Halley, Vasiliki Sgardeli, and Nikolaos Monokrousos

Ecology and conservation of ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) in a changing world 62
James B. McGraw, Anne E. Lubbers, Martha Van der Voort Emily H. Mooney, Mary Ann Furedi,
Sara Souther, Jessica B. Turner, and Jennifer Chandler

Bounded ranges of variation as a framework for a future conservation and fire management 92
Max A. Moritz, Matthew D. Hurteau, Katherine N. Suding, and Carla M. D’Antonio

 

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